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CIE Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Person-Centred Counselling

3,799 GBP
3,799 GBP
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Course description

This level 4 and 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Person-Centred Counselling focussed on developing your counselling skills. You'll develop your understanding of counselling topics including relationships, families, bereavement, addiction, and debt, as well as counselling for children and cognitive behavioural therapy. What is person-centred therapy? The therapist will see humans has having an innate tendency to develop towards their full potential, which can be blocked by life experience, especially those that affect our sense of value. They will work to understand those experiences from the individuals perspective, with the aim of facilitating their ability to self-achieve and giving them the belief that they will grow and fulfil their potential. What next? There are several avenues you can go down once you have successfully completed this course. You could take a look at our other counselling  courses to build on your knowledge and skills. If you want to work in counselling using your Therapeutic Person-Centred Counselling Level 5 qualification, you will be able develop the skills of counselling, either within an agency or a private setting. You will also be able to take on a senior counselling role in an organisational context. Here are just a few of the things you can do after you have gained experience:

  • Specialise in a certain area like relationships, addiction, or bereavement
  • Become a counsellor supervisor or trainer
  • Work for yourself by setting up your own practice
  • Move into consultancy or management
Awarding body This course is awarded by CIE Global. CIE (Centre for Interactive Education) is an innovative awarding organisation in the UK. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

Course Content

Level 4 and 5 Unit 1: Using information, communication and technology in counselling studies

  • Setting up an ePortfolio
  • Independent research
  • Communicating ideas
  • Reflective writing
  • Pro-active implementation of skills

Level 4 and 5 Unit 2: Introduction to counselling part 1

  • Approaches and applications
  • Psychology and psychiatry
  • Humanist approach
  • Experimental processes

Level 4 and 5 Unit 3: Introduction to counselling part 2

  • The psychodynamic approach
  • Personality
  • Behaviour
  • Counsellors
  • Face to face meetings

Level 4 and 5 Unit 4: Child counselling

  • Adolescents
  • Therapeutic environment
  • Skills and strategies
  • Communicating
  • Goals
  • Relationships
  • Transference

Level 4 and 5 Unit 5: Relationship counselling

  • Resolution strategies
  • Projection tendencies
  • Life patterns
  • Relationship attachments
  • Loss
  • Triangulation
  • Models and approaches

Level 4 and 5 Unit 6: Family counselling

  • Family systems
  • Definitive roles
  • Differentiate
  • Negative problems
  • Physical attraction
  • The fragmented family
  • Traditional approaches
  • Research outcomes
  • Interventions

Level 4 and 5 Unit 7: Bereavement counselling part 1

  • Bereavement
  • Grieving process
  • Transference
  • Influencing factors
  • Social and cultural aspects

Level 4 and 5 Unit 8: Bereavement counselling part 2

  • Suicide
  • War
  • Terrorism
  • Violence
  • Continually searching for reasons
  • Role the deceased
  • Meaning to losses

Level 4 and 5 Unit 9: Addiction counselling part 1

  • Positive and beneficial addiction
  • Negative and harmful addiction
  • Tolerance and withdrawal
  • Relapse
  • Human addiction

Level 4 and 5 Unit 10: Addiction counselling part 2

  • Alcohol addiction
  • The Cycle of Change
  • The Twelve Step Approach
  • Approaches and outcomes
  • Negotiation
  • Self-belief

Level 4 and 5 Unit 11: Addiction counselling part 3

  • Nicotine
  • Heroin
  • Cocaine
  • Psychological addiction
  • Gambling
  • Obesity
  • Counselling approaches

Level 4 and 5 Unit 12: Debt counselling

  • Debt
  • Legal ways
  • Prejudices
  • Facilitator

Level 4 and 5 Unit 13: Introduction to cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)

  • Assessment
  • Programme of therapy
  • Implementing changes
  • Confidentiality

Level 4 and 5 Unit 14: CBT: interventions allied to techniques and individual problems

  • CBT and depression
  • CBT and obsessive compulsive disorder
  • CBT and PTSD
  • CBT and panic disorders
  • CBT and phobias and fears

Level 4 and 5 Unit 15: CBT: internal and external contributing factors

  • Personality
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Long-term exposure
  • Predisposition

Level 4 and 5 Unit 16: CBT: the intervention approaches

  • Observational learning
  • Self-instruction
  • Maladaptive thoughts and beliefs, and adjustments
  • Rejection of negativity
  • Confronting stressors
  • Relaxation and focusing exercises

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